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  • Aboriginal Cricket

    In 1868, a team of 13 Aboriginal cricketers from the Western District of Victoria set sail for England to become Australia’s first ever cricket touring party.
  • World's Indigenous Peoples Day

    World's Indigenous Peoples Day is held each year on August 9. The day aims to draw attention to the cultures and struggles of Indigenous Peoples around the world and highlight the global movement for Indigenous rights.
  • Hey you Mob it's NAIDOC week!

    NAIDOC week is held every year in July to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history, culture and achievements. In 2019, NAIDOC week will take place from July 1 – 6 in Victoria and from July 7 – 14 nationally. You can read about the history of NAIDOC below.
  • NAIDOC Week Events 2019

    There are many events across Victoria being held to celebrate NAIDOC 2019. Here is a list of events that you can attend.
  • Reconciliation Week 2019

    National Reconciliation Week (NRW) occurs every year from the 27th of May to the 3rd of June. It is a time for all Australians to learn about Indigenous people and culture as well as our shared histories and achievements.
  • Self-Determination and Treaty

    Self-determination is about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people having control over our lives and Communities. A treaty is an agreement between two groups about sharing land and resources. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been fighting for treaty as an important way of achieving self-determination.
  • Treaties in Other Countries

    There has never been a treaty between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and colonial governments in Australia. In other British settler colonies (where the colonisers came to stay), such as Aotearoa/New Zealand and Turtle Island/North America, there have been treaties negotiated with Indigenous peoples.
  • Standing Strong

    Standing Strong - Aboriginal resistance and the strength of our culture
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day 2018

    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day is held every year on August 4. It's an opportunity for the whole community to celebrate our children and each year, mob from all over the Country host and attend events focused on kids, culture, family and community.
  • NAIDOC WEEK 2018

    HEY YOU MOB IT'S NAIDOC WEEK!
  • Stolen Generation Marker Launch

    On the 26th of May this year, community gathered from across Melbourne for the launch of the Stolen Generation Marker in the Atherton Gardens in Fitzroy.
  • Anzac Day & Aboriginal Service People

    We acknowledge all our people who fought for their Country against invasion and colonisation and those who have fought overseas. We acknowledge those who lost their lives.
  • Our Deadly Languages

    Language is not just about how we communicate but is a vital part of who we are as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • The Story of our Flags

    The Australian Aboriginal Flag is a flag that represents Aboriginal Australians. It is one of the official flags of Australia, and holds special legal and political status. It is often flown together with the national flag and with the Torres Strait Islander Flag, which is also an official flag of Australia. On the 14th of July 1995, the Governor General of Australia William Hayden proclaimed both the Aboriginal Flag and the Torres Strait Islander Flag to be 'Flags of Australia'.
  • Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care

    Bringing Them Home (1997), Family Matters Report (2017) and the Australian first delegation of functions and powers from the Victorian Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to Victorian Aboriginal Agencies.
  • Child's Voice

    Children can become invisible, their voice unheard, when our work is crises driven and our focus is on carers and parents. Hearing a child's voice relies on listening, understanding and acting wisely on what they say. Only this allows us to respond to each child's needs, understand their views and encourage them to ask for help when they need it.
  • Foster Care Association Victoria

    As the peak body for foster carers in Victoria, The Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) has long advocated for policy and training which supports foster carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and young people to support their connection to culture and cultural identity.
  • Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples

    The 13th of February 2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations given by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. This is a significant day for all people of Australia.
  • Welcome to deadlystory.com

    Welcome to deadlystory.com
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